Gérard Doiron

(    -2012)


Gérard Doiron

   The death of Gerard Joseph Doiron loving husband of Bella (Arseneau) Doiron of Rogersville, NB, occurred at the Miramichi Regional Hospital on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the age of 85. Born in Acadieville, NB, Gerard was the son of the late Benjamin and Odelie (Richard) Doiron.


   Gerard was a Technician with R.C.A.F. for 3 years and was with the Department of Natural Resources during his working years and member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br # 38, Rogersville, NB. Gerard was also known for his love of music, capable of playing many instruments and was also recognized for his beautiful singing voice. He also played with the Band “Les Cinq Dioron”.


   Gerard is survived by two stepdaughters: Claudette Richard of Rogersville, NB and Nancy Richard (Paul) of Courtice, ON; four stepsons: Louis Richard (Joanne), Lawrence Richard (Pauline) and Eric Richard (Betty) all of Arden, ON and Donald Richard of Oshawa, ON; one sister: Claudette Doiron (Jean) of Gatineau, QC; one brother: Patrick Doiron (Annette) of Richibucto, NB; 10 step grandchildren, several great grandchildren and he was looking forward to the birth of another step great grandchild which is due in May and several nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his Little Dog Friend “Bailey”. Predeceased by his first wife Teresa; three sisters: Evangeline, Lucille, Jeanette and an infant sister; three brothers: Alsime, Eddie and Freddie.


   Visitation will be held at Saint Francois de Sales Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 AM with Father Guy LeGendre. Burial will take place in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Rogersville, NB., later in the spring.


   In Gerard’s memory a donation may be made to the NB heart & Stroke Foundation or a memorial of ones choice.